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Maryland Board for Professional Land Surveyors

License, Registration or Permit Renewal Dates
For those currently practicing on extended status,
your updated renewal date has been set to June 30, 2021.

Important COVID-19 Information for Customers
(Updated October 22, 2020)

The offices of the Board for Professional Land Surveyors are open and serving our customers through our online licensing resources, and via e-mail and telephone. To protect the health and safety of our customers and employees, walk-in assistance is not yet available. We can be reached using our contacts page for e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of individual staff members.

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Information

Welcome to our home page. The Board for Professional Land Surveyors qualifies and licenses individuals seeking licensure and issues permits to business entities through which land surveying is practiced. The Board regulates the practice of surveying under the provisions of Business Occupations and Professions Article, Annotated Code of Maryland, Title 15 and the Code of Maryland Regulations, Title 9, Subtitle 13. The Board investigates complaints against licensees, as well as complaints related to unlicensed practice. The Board may issue a reprimand, suspend or revoke a license or permit, and/or impose a fine.

News and Updates

New! Exam candidates: The testing vendors that administer licensing exams for our boards and commissions are open and scheduling exams. Check the status of your testing center directly for updated scheduling and exam information. (Updated March 4, 2021)

New! The Maryland Society of Surveyors (MSS) is hosting a series of virtual training classes. These classes are Board approved for Professional Land Surveyor's continuing education. Please visit the MSS Website for more information.

Board meeting dates

Effective October 3, 2018, prior board approval is not required for candidates to take the Fundamentals of Surveying Exam. See details under the Exams tab.

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Maryland Law and Storm Drain Examinations

The Board for Professional Land Surveyors has scheduled the following exams:

Storm Drain and Road Grade Design – TBD, at 8:00 a.m.
Maryland Law and Ethics Issues – TBD, at 1:00 p.m.

The cutoff to submit applications to take the exams is TBD. For further information, see our exam page or contact the Board Specialist at 410-230-6256.

Proposed Regulations Currently Open for Public Comment

There are no proposed regulations by the Maryland Board for Professional Land Surveyors at this time.

To register your comments with the Board, send your letter to Maryland Board for Professional Land Surveyors, 500 N. Calvert Street, Room 308, Baltimore, MD 21202; e-mail; or fax 410-962-8483.

Contact the BoardContact the Board
Maryland Board for Professional Land Surveyors
500 N. Calvert Street, Room 308
Baltimore, Maryland 21202-3651
Fax: 410-962-8483